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Knee Dislocation (cont.)

Follow-up

Patient Comments
  • The knee should be immobilized with bracing or casting, and the patient will be given crutches.
  • Do not put weight on the affected leg. Elevate the leg as much as possible.
  • Follow up with the orthopedist.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/4/2014

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